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Violet Frances Harms

November 1, 1924 ~ May 12, 2017 (age 92)

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Memorial Service
May 20, 2017

11:00 AM
Milwaukie Lutheran Church
3810 SE Lake Road
Milwaukie, OR 97222

Private Interment

Willamette National Cemetery
11800 SE Mount Scott Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97086

Violet Frances Harms 92 of Quartzsite, AZ was born to eternal life May 12, 2017 at home.  She was born Nov. 1, 1924 to Herman & Ellen Coffman in Green Castle, MO.

After High School she worked in Washington D.C. as a secretary where she met and married Ralph Harms of Milwaukee, WI on Oct. 4, 1943.  They made their home in Milwaukee, WI after Ralph's Naval Reserve time during WWII.  They retired to Milwaukie, OR in 1987 & later Violet moved to Quartzsite, AZ to live with her daughter Frances.

Violet was preceded in death by her sisters, Beulah Murphy & Golda Magoon; daughter, Ellen Harms & husband, Ralph Harms of 60 yrs.  She's survived by daughters, Frances Rupe & Karen (Randy) Klopatek; sons, Michael (Norma) Harms & Joseph Harms; 5 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate:


Charitable donations may be made to:

Milwaukie Lutheran Church
3810 SE Lake Road, Milwaukie OR 97222
Tel: 1-503-653-0250
Web: http://www.milwaukielutheran.org/

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